‘I Am’ star on being ‘fantastic’ in ‘Hannibal’
I Am actor and producer Bryan Cranston has said he is “fantastically” looking forward to his next role.
The actor and his family are set to film the first season of the sci-fi drama, which is based on the bestselling novel by George R. R. Martin.
“I have a lot of friends who are super fans, and they’re all super excited to be on the show,” Cranston told the New York Times.
“And I’m super excited too.
So I’m really excited to play that character.”
“I Am” is due to premiere in the US on Monday, February 12 at 10pm ET/PT.
The first episode will air on February 18.
“Hannibals” is a series of six TV movies based on Martin’s novels.
Cranston is currently filming the fourth season of “Game of Thrones,” which is due for a Season 5 premiere on April 6.
The fifth season of Martin’s series is due in 2019.
“Game” stars Natalie Dormer as the titular heroine, while Martin is writing and directing the second season of HBO’s “Halt and Catch Fire.”
He is also co-creating the show with fellow author George R, J.R.
R Tolkien and Simon Pegg.
The show’s cast includes Anna Paquin, Carrie Coon, Michael McKean, Gwendoline Christie, John Carroll Lynch, John Lithgow, and Ben McKenzie.
The “Hanna” and “The Affair” stars have also signed on for upcoming films.
“It’s a new world and a new kind of challenge, but also it’s a great time to be alive,” Paquin told the Times.
The New York Post reports that the cast of “HANNIBALS” will be joined by the likes of Anna Paolini, Tom Wilkinson, Tom Hiddleston, and Michael Cera.